Italian Olive breadFrom crossfire 7 years ago
How to make it
- Place flour and salt in a bowl and sprinkle over the yeast and thyme. Make a well in the center and then pour in 7/8 cup warm water and 2 tbsp of olive oil.
- Mix to a dough and knead on a floured surface for 1- minutes, until elastic.
- Place dough in a large oiled plastic bag. Seal and leave in a warm place for about 2 hours, or until doubled.
- Turn out on a floured surface and knead lightly. Flatten the dough with your hands. Sprinkle over the olives and tomatoes and knead them in until they are well distributed. Shape the dough into a lonog oval and place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Cover and leave to rise in a warm place for 45 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 375
- When risen, press your finger several times into the dough, drizzle the remaining oil and sprinkle with crushed rock salt.
- Bake for 35-40 minutes or intil loaf is golden and sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom.
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The Cookcrossfire Garner, NC
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delicious! just made this... and ate nearly the whole loaf!! whoops!twinkletowers in loved it
good and healthy too. My parents just gave me a mess of homemade sun dried tomatoes! I have to give it a try!jeannej in Raleigh loved it
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